“My hometown is up in the mountains of Gangwon province. Walk along the ridge for a few miles you will reach a small village. It’s a cozy place encircled by giant hills, thus resembling a deep-sunken rice cake steamer. This is why people call it “Sile” which in Gangwon dialect means “rich cake steamer” Kim You Jeong
Ever since I was a young kid, I loved animation. I get up with Disney cartoons and when I became a teenager, I also fell in love with Japanese animation, more commonly known as Anime, which led to the growth of my interest in Asia, resulting into me coming to Korea over 10 years later. When I first heard that there is an Animation Museum in Chuncheon, I was super excited to go there! Finally, we gave it a visit just a few weeks ago.
What comes to your mind when you hear “Myeongdong Street” in Korea? Let me guess – you immediately think about the most popular tourist destination in central Seoul, where every single traveler comes for shopping, street food, and Korean beauty products. Did I get it right? Well, what if I told you that there is another Myeongdong Street in Korea and I would choose it over the one in Seoul anytime. Reason? Almighty Dalkgalbi (kor. 닭갈비).